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About 100 garment factory workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh to hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy, requesting the U.S. put pressure on the U.S. owner of the factory to comply a ruling by the Cambodian Arbitration Council which demanded union workers who were fired following a strike to obtain higher wages be reinstated.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: A union leader, supported by Rong Chhun, leader of the teacher's union, addresses the garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, who travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: A union leader, supported by Rong Chhun, leader of the teacher's union, addresses the garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, who travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Rong Chhun, leader of the teacher's union, addresses the garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, who travelled to Phnom Penh to hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Rong Chhun, leader of the teacher's union, addresses the garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, who travelled to Phnom Penh to hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Bread distribution to garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, who travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Bread distribution to garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, who travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/01/2015: Garment workers from the Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp., located in Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh and hold a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to deliver a petition requesting the U.S. pressure the U.S. owner of the factory to reintegrate the union leaders which were fired following a strike to request higher wages.

Emmanuèle Phuon is now past the middle of her month-long rehearsal with the dancers from Amrita of ‘Brodal Serei’, a choreography where contemporary dance meets the Cambodian version of kickboxing. The arrival of Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist and choreographer himself, gives her the distanced view needed to bring the piece to its essence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: VIJ2015003/ Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: VIJ2015003/ Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, and Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, resume rehearsals of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, teaching voice control to Khon Chansithyka (Mo) during the rehearsals by Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 29/01/2015: Lim How Ngean, dramaturgist, teaching voice control to Khon Chansithyka (Mo) during the rehearsals by Emmanuèle Phuon, French choreographer from Cambodian origin living in Brussels and author of the 'Khmeropédies' tryptich, of a new piece based on 'brodal serei', the Cambodian version of kickboxing. With the dancers Khon Chansithyka (Mo), Nget Rady, Noun Souvitou (Tou).

The communities of Borei Keila, Boeung Kak and others, carrying lotus flowers which became the ubiquitous symbol of resistance in Cambodia over the past years, were again protesting at the Phnom Penh Municiplality, hoping to submit a petition regarding the resolution of the various land issues they are involved in.

A small group of nursing students also showed up to protest at the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Villagers from Borei Keila and several other communities involved in land issues, protest in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to submit a petition which request a resolution to their situation.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Students from a nurse school protest in front of the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Students from a nurse school protest in front of the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Students from a nurse school being photographed during a protest in front of the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/01/2015: Students from a nurse school being photographed during a protest in front of the National Assembly.

The 11 land rights activists who were arrested early November during two land issue protests and who were sentenced to 1 year in prison for having obstructed traffic, appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence very slightly reduced for most of them: two months less for all, except for Nget Khun who saw her sentence reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year. Only Tep Vanny, the most outspoken, saw her 1-year sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Tep Vanny and Kong Chantha, two of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their 1 year sentence upheld for the first and reduced by 2 months for the second.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Tep Vanny and Kong Chantha, two of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their 1 year sentence upheld for the first and reduced by 2 months for the second.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Land rights activists and a monk who were arrested early November during two protests related to land issue, arrive at the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld or slightly reduced.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Land rights activists and a monk who were arrested early November during two protests related to land issue, arrive at the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld or slightly reduced.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Seung Hay, buddhist monk arrested together with land rights activists, in early November during a protest related to a land issue, arriving at the Appeals Court to see his 1 year sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Seung Hay, buddhist monk arrested together with land rights activists, in early November during a protest related to a land issue, arriving at the Appeals Court to see his 1 year sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Tep Vanny and Kong Chantha, land rights activists who were arrested early November during two protests related to a land issue, arrive at the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld or slightly reduced.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Tep Vanny and Kong Chantha, land rights activists who were arrested early November during two protests related to a land issue, arrive at the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld or slightly reduced.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Po Chorvy, land rights activist who was arrested early November during two protests related to land issue, interacts with the journalists at the Appeals Court before seeing her sentence slightly reduced.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Po Chorvy, land rights activist who was arrested early November during two protests related to land issue, interacts with the journalists at the Appeals Court before seeing her sentence slightly reduced.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence reduced to 6 months.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence reduced to 6 months.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence reduced to 6 months.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence reduced to 6 months.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Tep Vanny, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Tep Vanny, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Song Sreyleap, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence reduced to 10 months.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Song Sreyleap, one of the land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to a land issue, being brought back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her 1 year sentence reduced to 10 months.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Nget Khun, one of the land rights activists arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, in the van which will take her back to Prey Sar prison after having appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld, but reduced to 6 months instead of 1 year.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Shackles from one of the 11 land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Shackles from one of the 11 land rights activists, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Supporters demonstrate in favour of land rights activists and a monk, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Supporters demonstrate in favour of land rights activists and a monk, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Supporters demonstrate in favour of land rights activists and a monk, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Supporters demonstrate in favour of land rights activists and a monk, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstrations, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see their sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Mam Sonando, director of Beehive Radio and staunch opposition advocate, interviews the family member of a land rights activist, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstration, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her sentence upheld.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Mam Sonando, director of Beehive Radio and staunch opposition advocate, interviews the family member of a land rights activist, arrested early November during a protest related to two land issue demonstration, who appeared in front of the Appeals Court to see her sentence upheld.

This is a follow-up post on the ‘Quest for Land‘ story which is available as an iApp on iTunes and which reports on land issues in Cambodia since the year 2000 with texts by Robert Carmichael and over 700 photographs.

In the early morning of Jan. 24th 2009, truckloads of riot police protecting swarms of workers surrounded the remaining villagers of Dey Krahom and started tearing down their house, putting an end to a month-long struggle by the inhabitants to stay on what was supposed to be a social land concession.

A commemoration event was held by a small group of former inhabitants and NGO workers at the site where restaurants and night clubs have replaced the wooden shacks.

This story and many other land issues related stories can be found on the ‘Quest for Land‘ iApp on iTunes which reports on land issues in Cambodia since the year 2000 with texts by Robert Carmichael and over 700 photographs.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/01/2009: Police aim tear gas at head height at the resisting inhabitants of Dey Krahorm during the final eviction.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/01/2009: Police aim tear gas at head height at the resisting inhabitants of Dey Krahorm during the final eviction.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/01/2009: Hired workers protected by the police destroy private property during the final eviction of Dey Krahorm.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/01/2009: Hired workers protected by the police destroy private property during the final eviction of Dey Krahorm.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/01/2009: Tools of the workers hired to destroy houses during the final eviction of Dey Krahorm.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/01/2009: Tools of the workers hired to destroy houses during the final eviction of Dey Krahorm.

CAMBODIA. Damnak Trayoung (Phnom Penh). 3/02/2009: Tenants evicted from Dey Krahorm waiting to be assigned a home promised by 7NG company.

CAMBODIA. Damnak Trayoung (Phnom Penh). 3/02/2009: Tenants evicted from Dey Krahorm waiting to be assigned a home promised by 7NG company.

CAMBODIA. Oudong (Kandal). 18/12/2009: The bed of a Dey Krahorm tenant, evicted twice in one year, on the piece of land he will be able to claim as his own provided he lives here for five years.

CAMBODIA. Oudong (Kandal). 18/12/2009: The bed of a Dey Krahorm tenant, evicted twice in one year, on the piece of land he will be able to claim as his own provided he lives here for five years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Young boys looking at a flyer with 'before and after' graphics during the commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Young boys looking at a flyer with 'before and after' graphics during the commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Distribution of 'khrama' to villagers during the commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Distribution of 'khrama' to villagers during the commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Young boy looking at a flyer with 'before and after' graphics during the commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Young boy looking at a flyer with 'before and after' graphics during the commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Uprooted tree near a sports terrain located on the former Dey Krahom community.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Uprooted tree near a sports terrain located on the former Dey Krahom community.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Parking lot of a night club located on the former Dey Krahom community.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Parking lot of a night club located on the former Dey Krahom community.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Parking lot of a night club located on the former Dey Krahom community.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Parking lot of a night club located on the former Dey Krahom community.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Hydroponics on a restaurant wall located on the former Dey Krahom community.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 24/01/2015: Commemoration gathering of former Dey Krahom villagers. Six years ago, police forces and thugs raided the community of Dey Krahom and evicted its inhabitants. Hydroponics on a restaurant wall located on the former Dey Krahom community.

Emmanuèle Phuon continues working on ‘Brodal Serei’, a choreography based on the Cambodioan version of kickboxing.

Anyone knows someone who has a theatre willing to show this? If so get in touch (manou.phuon@skynet.be)… She’ll be extremely grateful…

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Dancers rehearsing a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Musician resting during a break when dancers rehearse a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Musician resting during a break when dancers rehearse a new piece by Manou Phuon, choreographer, based on the Cambodian version of kickboxing, called 'brodal serei'.

The small group of land rights activists led by Yorm Bopha on its 4th day of a planned month-long protest to claim a resolution of the land issues they are involved in, was harassed by municipal security guards and prevented to march on the street.

Then my motorbike broke down and I lost them…

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Activists thumbprint a petition when Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', leads a group of about 20 to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Activists thumbprint a petition when Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', leads a group of about 20 to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', led a group of about 20 to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', led a group of about 20 to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Activists eat an egg at the start of a protest led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Activists eat an egg at the start of a protest led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Activists eat an egg at the start of a protest led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Activists eat an egg at the start of a protest led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', led a group of about 20 to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', led a group of about 20 to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Municipal security guards prevent activists led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to proceed with a march on the street in a protest to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Municipal security guards prevent activists led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to proceed with a march on the street in a protest to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Municipal security guards prevent activists led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to proceed with a march on the street in a protest to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/01/2015: Municipal security guards prevent activists led by Yorm Bopha, a land rights activist and former 'Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience', to proceed with a march on the street in a protest to claim a resolution from the authorities about the ongoing land issues they are involved in for several years.

This is a follow-up post on the ‘Quest for Land‘ story which is available as an iApp on iTunes and which reports on land issues in Cambodia since the year 2000 with texts by Robert Carmichael and over 700 photographs.

The land rights activists who were arrested during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail appeared in front of the Appeals Court today, wearing the orange convict outfit but with a black headscarf.

Supporters protested outside the court and released balloons who ended up being caught in the branches of the trees.

Updated with 2 more photographs at 21:10

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Balloons released by the supporters of the land rights activists and the monk who were arreted and sentenced to 1 year in jail are caught in the trees in front of the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Balloons released by the supporters of the land rights activists and the monk who were arreted and sentenced to 1 year in jail are caught in the trees in front of the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Heung Say, buddhist monk from Kampuchea Krom, arrives at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Heung Say, buddhist monk from Kampuchea Krom, arrives at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Heung Say, buddhist monk from Kampuchea Krom, arrives at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Heung Say, buddhist monk from Kampuchea Krom, arrives at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Tep Vanny, Song Sreyleap, Po Chorrvy and the land rights activists who were arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year, in jail arrive at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Tep Vanny, Song Sreyleap, Po Chorrvy and the land rights activists who were arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year, in jail arrive at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Supporters for the land rights activists and the monk who were arrested and sentenced to 1 year in jail and who are appearing in front of their judges at the Appeals Court take a selfie outside the court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Supporters for the land rights activists and the monk who were arrested and sentenced to 1 year in jail and who are appearing in front of their judges at the Appeals Court take a selfie outside the court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Phan Chunreth, a land rights activists who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Phan Chunreth, a land rights activists who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Im Touch, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail shows her shackles to reporters at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Im Touch, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail shows her shackles to reporters at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Im Touch and Nong Sreng, land rights activist who were arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Im Touch and Nong Sreng, land rights activist who were arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Po Chorvy, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Po Chorvy, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Phoung Sopheap, a land rights activists from the Thmor Koul community who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Phoung Sopheap, a land rights activists from the Thmor Koul community who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Po Chorvy, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters ggathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Po Chorvy, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters ggathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Nget Khun, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Nget Khun, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail greets supporters gathered outside the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Tep Vanny, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Tep Vanny, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Tep Vanny, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail at the Appeals Court.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/01/2015: Tep Vanny, land rights activist who was arrested mid-november during a land issue protest and sentenced to 1 year in jail at the Appeals Court.